Prunier R, Akman M, Aitken NC, Chuah A, Borevitz JO, Holsinger KE, 2017. Detecting patterns of population differentiation and natural selection in the genome of Protea repens (Proteaceae L.) using GBS (accepted, American Journal of Botany).

Akman M, Kleine R**, van Tienderen PH, Schranz ME, 2017. Identification of the submergence tolerance QTL, Come Quick Drowning 1 (CQD1) in Arabidopsis thaliana (accepted, Journal of Heredity).**mentored M.Sc. student

Akman M, Carlson JE, Holsinger KE, Latimer AM, 2017. Transcriptome sequencing reveals population differentiation in gene expression linked to functional traits and environmental gradients in South African shrub Protea repens. New Phytologist, 210: 295-309.

van Veen H*, Vashisht D*, Akman M*, Girke T, Mustroph A, Reinen E, Hartman S, Kooiker M, van Tienderen PH, Schranz ME, Bailey-Serres J, Voesenek LACJ, Sasidharan R, 2016. Transcriptomes of eight Arabidopsis thaliana accessions reveal core conserved, genotype- and organ-specific responses to flooding stress. Plant Physiology, * equal contribution

Vashisht D, van Veen H, Akman M, Sasidharan R, 2016. Variation in Arabidopsis flooding responses identifies numerous putative “tolerance genes”. Plant Signaling and Behaviour (in press).

van Veen H*, Akman M*, Jamar DCL, Vreugdenhil D, Kooiker M, van Tienderen PH, Voesenek LACJ, Schranz ME, Sasidharan R, 2014. Group VII ethylene response factor diversification and regulation in four species from flood-prone environments. Plant Cell and Environment, 37: 1365-3040. *equal contribution

Akman M, Bhikharie AV**, Mustroph A, Sasidharan R, 2014. Extreme flooding tolerance in Rorippa. Plant Signaling and Behaviour 9: e27847.** mentored M.Sc. student

Sasidharan R, Mustroph A, Boonman A, Akman M, Ammerlaan AMH, Breit T, Schranz ME, Voesenek LACJ, van Tienderen PH, 2013. Root transcript profiling of two Rorippa species reveals gene clusters associated with extreme submergence tolerance. Plant Physiology, 16: 1277-1292.

Akman M, Bhikharie AV**, Mclean E, Boonman A, Visser EJW, Schranz ME, van Tienderen PH, 2012. Wait or Escape? Contrasting submergence tolerance strategies of Rorippa amphibia, Rorippa sylvestris and their hybrid. Annals of Botany, 109: 1263-1276.** mentored M.Sc. student

Atalay F, Taner MZ, Taskiran C, Pak I, Or M, Tuncer S, 2007. Detection of human papillomavirus DNA and genotyping in patients with epithelial ovarian carcinoma. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 33: 823-828.


Publications in revision/under review/in preparation


Akman M, Latimer AM, Carlson JE. Plastic responses of a South African shrub, Protea repens, to drought: A tale of transcriptomes and its links to physiology (in preparation).

Akman M, Zhao X**, Latimer AM. Evidence for gene expression differentiation linked to local adaptation in invasive Carpobrotus edulis along Northern California coast (in preparation).**mentored M.Sc. student


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